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Red Rash On The Kneecap
11 y.I. F with intermittent knee pain above & below kneecap. No known injury, redness, swelling or pain to touch. athletic in softball & cheer.
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Hi I have poison oak rashes under my kneecap and around that area. I was just wondering when you know it is starting to heal.
You left out too muc: Where do you live? Are you sure of the cause of this? "Poison Oak" is in western US. The rash is an allergic reaction. It would be unusual for it to be confined to the area described and unusual to be the same on both sides. Eczema is common behind the knees. The duration depends on the diagnosis, 4 weeks after contact with a plant, much longer if eczema. Both respond to prescription cortisones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
11y.o. Female Intermittent pain to R knee X 1 year. "Hurts behind kneecap". No edema, redness or point tenderness, no known injury. Softball&cheer?
I fell on my knee at the rollerskating rink 2 weeks ago. I keep ice on every night. It feels like a squishy ball on my kneecap and it's red and hot?
I have a small red bump on my kneecap and it hurts to the touch , it appeared out of no where what could it be?
Have small rash on kneecap that looks like petechia. Feel well, look normal. In absence other symptoms, how likely is this cirrhosis? Worried. Thanks.
Blood test: In absence of any medications or other symptoms, it could be something very minor to something that may be associated with infection, inflammation, low platelet count or a nutritional deficiency of either vitamin C or K. Without seeing or examining the rash its hard to tell. Best bet is to get it seen and consider a blood test to rule out potential causes. ...Read more
10yr old daughter has lump near her kneecap. It feels soft and mobile. Slightly red , hurts when she bends it and when it's pushed on . Ideas?
Most common lumps --: Lipomas or Ganglion cyst. They can be confirmed with an Exam. MRI is quite helpful in making the Diagnosis. Other possibilities would be a low grade infection, or bleeding in to a cyst, which makes these painful and tender. FB (foreign body) like a glass piece or a thorn prick, needle, toothpick etc can all be responsible for it. Have her see the PCP and maybe an Orthopedist in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 10months old baby been having rashes & redness ard his anus. Usually 3-1week recover. Comes and go easily.
Pruritus ani: We call this condition as pruritus ani. Commonest cause is intolerance to milk products. If you are using formula milk/ pasturized milk which we adults use from groceries , consult your paediatrician who will recommend the right formula,substituting a non lactose containing preparation. ...Read more